Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohow, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The collection also includes stereograph portraits of American Indian prisoners at Castillo de San Marcos (Fort Marion) in Saint Augustine, Florida, by photographers O. Pierre Havens and George Pierron. Other photographs include views of sites along the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway in Texas by Peter Fassold and Samuel Burnett Hill, as well as other images of Texas and California by Charles Turner Collier and August R. Mignon.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The papers contain Streeter's research notes, drafts, and proofs for his three volume Bibliography of Texas.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Archiv des Verein zum Schutz deutscher Einwanderer in Texas, contains correspondence, contracts of appointment, minutes of meetings, reports, and instructions from and to the Adelverein's representatives in Texas and elsewhere; documentation of legal and financial transactions; and papers relating to promoting the Adelsverein, securing prospective emigrants, and providing for their transport to Texas.The archive also contains a major collection of printed material relating to the Adelsverein and European colonization in the Americas. They are supplemented by scores of contemporary newspapers and periodicals which contain articles about or advertisements for the Adelsverein.
Washington State University - Holland Library
Correspondence and land deeds of Joshua and Gouveneur Nelson, concerning settlement and wars in Texas.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Petitions for land grants in Coahuila and Texas and supporting documentation.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records contains administrative records from the town of Músquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, collected by Guajardo. The Records are arranged in five overlapping chronologies and include circulars issued by the Coahuila government; religious, legal, military, land, water, and mining records pertaining to Músquiz and the Coahuila region; census records, including the documentation of Indians, widows, slaves, and vassals; legal records, including records administering issues of violence against women; documents pertaining to the administration of Indian affairs, particularly those of the Seminole and Apache tribes; and indices of correspondence and decrees in Coahuila, wills, and court proceedings. Also included is material on the founding and history of the Texas region, as well as English language manuscript land petitions, citizenship records, and legal proceedings of Thomas Jefferson Chambers, a Texas lawyer and land speculator, ... Read More
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Literary File of American writer and artist Tom Lea consists of 326 items, which include images of Lea, his wife and other family members, and his friends. Also included are photographic reproductions of some of Lea's paintings, images associated with the movie production of his book The Brave Bulls, and a series of photographs he took of the Peleliu landing during World War II.
Fuller Theological Seminary - David Allan Hubbard Library
Scope and Contents George Washington Truett (1867-1944), Southern Baptist pastor and fund raiser in Texas, was ordained in 1890. He served as financial agent to Baylor University; he later enrolled and was graduated with a B.A. (1897). He pastored East Waco Baptist Church during his student years, and in 1897 became pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, where he remained until his death. He also served as President of the Southern Baptist Convention (1927-1929) and of the Baptist World Alliance (1934-1939). His papers are preserved in this collection of 800 microfiche, filmed by James Lutzweiler.
Connecticut Historical Society
Isaac W. Stuart was a Yale graduate, a classicist, historian, author, educator, and Federalist/Whig politician who lived most of his life in Hartford, Connecticut. This collection of his writings include drafts of his book on the life of Governor Trumbull, unpublished histories of the Charter Oak, the Stamp Act, Governor John Winthrop, and Vindications of the Early Puritans of New England. The collection also includes notes he took on assorted subjects from a number of sources, notebooks and school exercises, essays and speeches, notes and essays on Greek literature and history, a compilation of information about the 1842 U.S. tariff and the annexation of Texas and extension of slavery, political speeches published in newspapers, some correspondence, poetry and art work
US Army Heritage and Education Center
The Preston Morrow papers contain certificates, official correspondence, documents, and orders regarding his service in the 1st Texas Volunteer Infantry Regiment and the Texas National Guard from 1898 to his death in 1918. The collection also contains correspondence and documents regarding pension and social security benefits for his widow, Viola Morrow, from 1918 to 1961